moving ductwork from a floor to a wall

How to Move HVAC Duct in Wall | DIY Home Improvement Forum

Mar 18 2012 It does not serve the kitchen or dining room (both on main floor) but is a duct that has been run through the wall to serve a bedroom on the second floor. Here's the dilemma and question: The door to the dining room from the kitchen is installed 6 to the side of the duct. We want to move the doorway to accomodate our new kitchen design.

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1. This should not be a problem. As far as I know code concerns itself with how much airflow is available for each room but whether it comes out of the floor or the wall shouldn't make a difference. All you need is something like this rectangular elbow: As long as you can find the right size to match your existing ductwork this is really easy.

How to Relocate a Floor Vent | Hunker

Cut a straight line along the duct with tin snips near the old vent location. Unscrew the top of the duct from the underside of the floor with an electric screwdriver. Place the top section of the duct in the new location and reinstall it by driving galvanized screws through the holes into the underside of the floor.

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Aug 27 2021 How to Move Duct Away from Wall ... I really want to eliminate the whole baseboard register and put a flat 12x2 floor register. I only have to move it in an inch and a half and actually a bit less because I wedged a piece of wood behind it and pried it away from the wall a little bit. Taking up the floor would be a pita because the previous ...

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Dec 29 2018 To do this cut away any duct tape with a utility knife then loosen and remove the duct screws. Pull the section of rigid duct out of the wall. Save this piece.

How To Move HVAC Ducts To Their Proper Wall Height ...

To do this you will need to purchase some pre-made sheet metal duct work that is sized to fit in a wall void and then cut the old duct and extend it to the floor. Although most people don’t change their duct work the supplies are normally available at most larger home hardware stores.

Can I re-route my old HVAC ductwork? - Forum - Bob Vila

Oct 23 2002 Can I re-route my old HVAC ductwork? I am finishing my basement in my 2-story 50-year old home. Part of the job will involve replacing a load bearing wall with a post and expanding the living ...

How do I move a floor duct to a wall? - General Questions ...

Feb 18 2009 Will moving the duct from the floor to the wall change the load? No it will not change anything. (other than the location of the registers!) This assumes that you use replacement duct that is equivalent in size to the duct being removed.

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Floor vent to what/where? If it's a cold air return then this sounds fine -- it's done all the time. If it's a warm air vent then he needs to be very careful to seal the wall space so that no air escapes upward (and possibly into the attic). In addition there may be a code restriction on having a warm air vent routed this way without regulation ductwork.A vent isn't hard to extend. Any decent contractor could extend your current vent to closet wall. I am assuming this is the outside of the closet...5According to this reference: http:// /community/forum/building-code-questions/27872/stud-spaces-air-ducts using stud spa...3You are correct: this is a bad idea. Hire an AC contractor to re-do the vent then your contractor can build a wall around it.2

Moving a return air vent from floor to wall? - Houzz

This grate is a unfiltered return the duct drops down to furnace in basement and you likely have a filter before the furnace. It's not that you can't do as you suggest in moving this to up on the wall however that wall is probably 4 inches thick so using the wall cavity in this instance as a return would create a 'restriction' in air flow.